Why would I want this job?

Private-label health-conscious snack company seeks Accounts Payable Specialist.  5 days in office

What would I be doing?

• Accurately process bills, reconcile statements, coordinate payments, and maintain strong vendor relationships.
• Bill Processing: Accurately review, code, and process incoming bills, ensuring adherence to company policies and guidelines.
• Verify the accuracy of bill details, including prices, quantities, and payment terms.
• Vendor Management: Establish and maintain positive working relationships with vendors.
• Address any payment-related queries promptly and resolve any discrepancies in a timely manner.
• Process electronic payments, checks, and ACH transfers as required.
• Expense Reconciliation: Monitor and reconcile vendor statements to ensure all invoices are accounted for and paid on time.
• Identify and investigate any discrepancies or overdue payments.
• Record-Keeping: Maintain organized and up-to-date records of accounts payable transactions.
• Properly file and archive financial documents for easy retrieval and audit purposes.
• Month-end Closing: Assist with month-end closing activities related to accounts payable.
• Prepare relevant reports and summaries for management review.
• Compliance: Comply with all financial and accounting regulations, policies, and procedures.
• Stay informed about changes in relevant tax laws and financial regulations.
• Team Collaboration: Collaborate with cross-functional teams, including the procurement and finance departments, to ensure smooth and efficient payment processes.


What would make me qualified?

• At minimum, an Associate’s degree in Accounting, or related field
• At least 2 years experience as an AP Specialist, or similar
• Experience in manufacturing environment
• Experience using QuickBooks
• In-depth knowledge of AP principles, accounting standards, and industry regulations
• Extensive experience in account reconciliation
• Keen attention to detail
• Great time management and organizational skills
• Excellent collaboration and communication abilities
• Experience in meeting short deadlines and driving projects to completion with minimal supervision in a fast-paced, detail-oriented environment
• Knowledge of Microsoft Excel a plus
• Experience maintaining confidentiality and handling sensitive financial information